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CAPPS UPDATE – July 2017 newsletter released!
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CAPPS UPDATE – July 2017 newsletter released!

Download the most recent CAPPS Update July 2017 newsletter by clicking here. The newsletter reports on the House of Representatives Law and Justice Committee hearings, hosted April through June 2017, on “safe and secure rehabilitation” and criminal justice reform. Please subscribe to our mailing list to receive the CAPPS e-newsletter on the latest legislative actions. Email this page

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CAPPS UPDATE – March 2017 newsletter released!
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CAPPS UPDATE – March 2017 newsletter released!

  Download the most recent CAPPS Update March 2017 newsletter by clicking here. The newsletter updates the judicial veto bill, “Proos criminal justice package”, and legislation designed to amend the Public Health Code. Please subscribe to our mailing list to receive the CAPPS e-newsletter on the latest legislative actions.   Email this page

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CAPPS UPDATE – Fall 2016 newsletter is ready!
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CAPPS UPDATE – Fall 2016 newsletter is ready!

There’s a lot happening  in the legislature this fall. Please download the most recent CAPPS UPDATE Fall 2016  newsletter by clicking here. Inside the newsletter you’ll find updates on the judicial veto bill, medical parole package, and Smart and Safe parole reform. You will also find a flyer and registration information for the CAPPS Annual Membership Meeting on […]

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New CAPPS report: Paroling people who committed serious crimes: What is the actual risk?
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New CAPPS report: Paroling people who committed serious crimes: What is the actual risk?

Click here to download pdf of the full report: CAPPS – Paroling people who committed serious crimes, 11-23-14 We can safely parole hundreds of people who committed very serious crimes. CAPPS’s new report, using Michigan Department of Corrections data on returns to prison for new crimes, echoes decades of research in Michigan and other jurisdictions that finds […]

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For the latest news: CAPPS UPDATE for August/September 2014
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For the latest news: CAPPS UPDATE for August/September 2014

Click title below to read or download the latest news from CAPPS: CAPPS UPDATE August September 2014  Please be patient – the document may take a few minutes to download. If you would like a hard copy mailed to you, please contact Dena at capps@capps-mi.org. P 2 | A CALL TO ACTION! P 5 | MEDIA OUTREACH […]

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CAPPS Consensus newsletter Fall 2012
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CAPPS Consensus newsletter Fall 2012

What’s Inside this issue:   Corrections trends are cause for concern - Right track or wrong track? Page 1. ●Length of stay drives prison costs, Page 5. ● Free Press series misleading, harmful to sound policy, Page 8. ● State enacts 25-year mandatory minimum for 4th offenders, Page 16. ● Laura Sager joins CAPPS staff, See […]

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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Spring 2012
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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Spring 2012

Click here to download the Newsletter. ● FY 2013 budget proposals.  See page 16. ● Guest Columns in Center for Michigan’s Bridge magazine Barbara Levine, on impact of cuts on prisoners, families.  See page 4; Richard Stapleton, on presumptive parole.  See page 5; Paul Reingold, on parolable lifers.  Seep page 6. ● Bill to reform […]

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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Spring 2011
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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Spring 2011

Click here to download the Newsletter. ● Why not reduce corrections spending to prevent cuts to other programs?  See page 3. ● CAPPS co-sponsors symposium on corrections spending.  See page 7. ● New CAPPS board members add depth, diversity. See page 16. ● New governor appoints new parole board.  See page 18. Email this page

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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Fall 2011
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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Fall 2011

Click here to download the Newsletter. ● Housing, visiting policies thwart prisoner families.  See Page 7. ● Higher telephone charges burden prisoner families.  See page 12. ● Programs for sex, assaultive offenders: an update.  See page 16. ● The News from CAPPS.  See page 6.   Email this page

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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Winter 2010
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CAPPS Consensus Newsletter – Winter 2010

Click here to download the Newsletter. ● MDOC budget, prisoner population edge down but still lock up state resources.See page 4. ● Bills to restore sentence credit spark debate. See page 9. ● CAPPS 10-Point Plan gains traction.See page 12. ● More hearings for lifers, commutations still can’t meet need.  See page 16. Email this […]

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